World Cup 2018: Iceland name Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson squad

Gylfi Sigurdsson has not played for Everton since their 2-0 victory over Brighton in March
Gylfi Sigurdsson has not played for Everton since their 2-0 victory over Brighton in March

Iceland have named Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, who finished the season with a knee injury, in the squad for the country's first World Cup.

The 28-year-old has not played for the Toffees since 10 March.

Burnley's Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Cardiff City's Aron Gunnarsson have also been included in the 23-man list.

The tournament starts in Russia on 14 June and Iceland will open their campaign on 16 June against 2014 runners-up Argentina in Moscow.

Iceland squad:

Goalkeepers: Hannes Thor Halldorsson (Randers FC), Runar Alex Runarsson (FC Nordsjælland), Frederik Schram (FC Roskilde).

Defenders: Kari Arnason (Aberdeen), Ari Freyr Skulason (K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen), Birkir Mar Saevarsson (Hammarby), Sverrir Ingi Ingason (FC Rostov), Hordur Magnusson (Bristol City), Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson (Maccabi Haifa), Ragnar Sigurdsson (FC Rostov).

Midfielders: Johann Berg Gudmundsson (Burnley), Birkir Bjarnason (Aston Villa), Arnor Ingvi Traustason (Malmo FF), Emil Hallfredsson (Udinese), Gylfi Sigurdsson (Everton), Olafur Ingi Skulason (Kardemir Karabukspor), Rurik Gislason (FC Nurnberg), Samuel Fridjonsson (Valerenga), Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff City).

Forwards: Alfred Finnbogason (FC Augsburg), Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson (FC Rostov), Jon Dadi Bodvarsson (Reading), Albert Gudmundsson (PSV Eindhoven).

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